For Immediate Release
February 26, 2018
LOTTE Int’l America Corp.
LOTTE Int’l is recalling its 1.48-ounce packages of “Kancho Choco Biscuit” manufactured by LOTTE Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amounts of peanut in the product and no peanut declaration. The product varies in three different packages: Kancho 42g, Kancho Cup 95g, and Kancho Multi 168g.
LOTTE Int’l America Corp discovered this fact through lab test result done by CFIA and notified manufacturer and all customers right away about this discovery.
Since LOTTE Int’l America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to peanuts, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. LOTTE Int’l America Corp is sending out the letter to all the customers including wholesalers, distributors, retailers who carries ‘Kancho Choco Biscuit’ to stop selling and recall all the products.
“Kancho Choco Biscuit ” were distributed nationwide and Canada, mostly in ethnic retail stores and online stores. (more…)